4th Annual CelebrAsian Scholar Application

To showcase young Asian women & men that will best represent their culture, beauty, intelligence and talent. Winner gets the CelebrAsian Scholar Title and a $1000 scholarship. Runner up gets a $500 scholarship, and Third place gets a $250 Scholarship. Candidate must be a Senior in High school up to a Junior in College and of Asian heritage by at least one parent.  Candidate must show their dedication to Community Service, education and their culture. Be A Legacy for Tomorrow.

Those interested in running for the CelebrAsian Scholar must do the following;

  1. Submit an application, resume and a one-page essay

  2. Submit a Bio & headshot photo that will be posted on Iowa Asian Alliance social media for the community to see finalists.

  3. Wear Asian heritage attire for the CelebrAsian Fashion Show on Saturday, May 25th.

Requirements to participate;

  • Currently enrolled in High School or a college/university between the years of a Senior Credit High School student and a Junior credit college/university student.

  • Be of Asian heritage by at least one parent.

  • At least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 GPA scale.

  • Completed at least 10 hours of community service within the past 2017-2018 school year.

  • Incorporate the 2019 CelebrAsian Theme “Rice”

  • Submit application and attachments by online submission by Midnight, Sunday, May 12th, 2019 to celebrasian.entertainment@iowaasianalliance.com.

*A point system will be used to select winners* 


  • Application Due: Midnight, Sunday, May 12th, 2019

  • Finalist Picked for CelebrAsian Festival Activities no later than May 15th

  • CelebrAsian Fashion Show: Saturday, May 25th 5PM

  • Winner Announced: Saturday, May 25th